Virginia Ruth Johnson, age 86, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2020 at her home near Annapolis. She was born February 11, 1934 at Pollard, AR, the daughter of Albert and Flossie (Lack) Chaffin.
Virginia was raised in Chaffee, MO and was an antiques dealer. She was married to Billy Johnson February 7, 1958 in St. Louis and had lived near Annapolis where she was a member of Free Spirit General Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death are her parents, Albert and Flossie Chaffin, 3 brothers, Calvin Chaffin, James Skidmore, Charles Chaffin, 3 sisters, Mildred Moore, Geneva McKnight, Goldia Hittle, and 2 grandchildren, Stephanie Sale and Matthew Sale.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Billy Johnson, of the home, 2 children, Eugene Johnson, of St. Joseph, MO, Rita Sale and her husband Steven, of Annapolis, 1 brother, William Chaffin, of Alabama, 1 sister, Nancy Phillips, also of Alabama and 1 grandson, A.J. Sale and his wife Danielle, of Annapolis.
Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Virginia will be very deeply missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Free Spirit General Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Sale officiating. Darlene Medley and Justin Funk provided special music. Interment was in the Annapolis Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Chapel.